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Forum: Jet Blast
16th Oct 2020, 08:13
Replies: 12,586
Views: 1,806,738
Posted By 4mastacker

Did jury service last year. Judge said he...

Did jury service last year. Judge said he expected the trial to take no more than three days. It lasted best part of a fortnight because m'learned friends kept saying "On a point of law Your...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Sep 2020, 15:55
Replies: 12,586
Views: 1,806,738
Posted By 4mastacker

Pity humans can't hibernate for the whole of the...

Pity humans can't hibernate for the whole of the winter like some other animals then we wouldn't have to endure dark nights, crappy weather and endless repeats on the BBC.
15th Sep 2020, 13:29
Replies: 30
Views: 4,865
Posted By 4mastacker

FB, you could be correct although I didn't think...

FB, you could be correct although I didn't think my memory was that bad. Could have sworn it was '79. Myself and the, then, brand new Mrs 4ma remember standing in front of 111's hangar looking down...
14th Sep 2020, 16:01
Replies: 30
Views: 4,865
Posted By 4mastacker

Mrs 4ma, who was also stationed at Leuchars, is...

Mrs 4ma, who was also stationed at Leuchars, is sure there was an airshow in 1979. We were posted not long afterwards to - in her words - "warmer climes".

I'll plead advancing years if I've got...
14th Sep 2020, 12:19
Replies: 30
Views: 4,865
Posted By 4mastacker

Are you sure about that? I was stationed at...

Are you sure about that? I was stationed at Leuchars from Jul 1974 until October 1979 and I don't recall a second Bolthole. Leuchars was always very busy and toward the end of my tour there, the...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Aug 2020, 19:49
Replies: 278
Views: 17,448
Posted By 4mastacker

Generally, only if you have gone through the...

Generally, only if you have gone through the whole BBC complaints procedure.

I referred a complaint about the fake news item "NHS Director - Have you got Burberry's phone number" after the BBC...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Aug 2020, 18:10
Replies: 48
Views: 2,813
Posted By 4mastacker

Not yet and and I'm not holding my breath for a...

Not yet and and I'm not holding my breath for a reply this side of Xmas ( I'm not guessing which year). I happen to be meeting him during a "fact-finding" tour of his constituency in the next week...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Aug 2020, 12:30
Replies: 48
Views: 2,813
Posted By 4mastacker

I wrote to my MP and pointed out that, as the...

I wrote to my MP and pointed out that, as the scrotes who murdered PC Harper were inadequately sentenced because of the guidelines in place, he and his 649 colleagues in the House of Commons have the...
14th Aug 2020, 14:02
Replies: 67
Views: 14,466
Posted By 4mastacker

A simple, low tech solution to the people...

A simple, low tech solution to the people arriving in inflatables situation would be to deploy doctor's receptionists along our Channel coast . Nobody, but nobody, would get past them - if reports...
13th Aug 2020, 12:08
Replies: 67
Views: 14,466
Posted By 4mastacker

It's all very well these, no doubt, expensive...

It's all very well these, no doubt, expensive drones tracking the inflatables crossing the Channel, but they're not stopping them. The suggestion of a low-flying Islander dropping time-expired...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Aug 2020, 16:23
Replies: 12,586
Views: 1,806,738
Posted By 4mastacker

A new meaning for "drinking from the furry cup"? ...

A new meaning for "drinking from the furry cup"?

Hot and sticky hereabouts, SWMBO has decided that we're not having a cooked dinner tonight - fine by me, three cans of chilled Thatchers Gold and...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Aug 2020, 16:16
Replies: 48
Views: 3,278
Posted By 4mastacker

A search for 'Jim Browning' on You Tube will...

A search for 'Jim Browning' on You Tube will point you to a series of videos this bloke made of how he deals with scammers. He's not a hacker as such; he responds to their spoof messages by claiming...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Aug 2020, 15:10
Replies: 44
Views: 3,139
Posted By 4mastacker

Thanks for the replies. You learn something...

Thanks for the replies. You learn something everyday. :ok:
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Aug 2020, 12:27
Replies: 44
Views: 3,139
Posted By 4mastacker

Question for the well informed - Why is steam...

Question for the well informed - Why is steam coming out of behind the coal bunker on top of Clan Line's tender ?
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Jul 2020, 22:09
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By 4mastacker

I top up my reservoir from the barrels which...

I top up my reservoir from the barrels which capture the rain water off my garage roof. Not a penny goes to the water utility.
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Jul 2020, 19:56
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By 4mastacker

I've used a system called 'Autopot" for gawd...

I've used a system called 'Autopot" for gawd knows how many years. It's a self-contained, expandable system attached to a reservoir (mine is a 100 litre tank - I'm thinking of upgrading to a 210...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Jul 2020, 21:54
Replies: 650
Views: 119,019
Posted By 4mastacker

We only have her word about the first two; I...

We only have her word about the first two; I don't think there has been any visible and verifiable evidence that they actually existed. As for the third one, yes, she was cradling a bundle that might...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Jul 2020, 21:31
Replies: 12,586
Views: 1,806,738
Posted By 4mastacker

Crunchy peanut butter is quite a useful bait for...

Crunchy peanut butter is quite a useful bait for rats and mice as is lumps of a decent chocolate bar. I exclude from that category the purple-wrapped brand what was taken over by furriners and...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jun 2020, 21:54
Replies: 12,586
Views: 1,806,738
Posted By 4mastacker

Thank you. I've had lots of problems logging in...

Thank you. I've had lots of problems logging in to the site - it's been very hit and miss; very much more miss than hit. I've tried a couple of times since my earlier post and failed. Thought I...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jun 2020, 15:10
Replies: 12,586
Views: 1,806,738
Posted By 4mastacker

+1 from me. Just before I retired, I got an...

+1 from me.

Just before I retired, I got an ultimatum from 'er indoors along the lines "If you think you are going to sit around the house all day getting under my feet, think again".

I joined...
25th Dec 2019, 23:36
Replies: 41
Views: 9,878
Posted By 4mastacker

I've just come across this thread. I don't think...

I've just come across this thread. I don't think the technician was as seriously injured as you indicate. He walked into Supply Sqn a couple of days after the incident to sort out his loan card for...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th May 2018, 06:41
Replies: 12,586
Views: 1,806,738
Posted By 4mastacker

Morning folks. The [insert appropriate,...

Morning folks.

The [insert appropriate, basic Anglo-Saxon adjective] IF was around in his clompy boots last night and didn't [insert another appropriate, basic Anglo-Saxon adjective] off until it...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd May 2018, 06:42
Replies: 12,586
Views: 1,806,738
Posted By 4mastacker

Morning folks. Cloudy and a bit cool. ...

Morning folks.

Cloudy and a bit cool.

Just watched a BBC Breakfast reporter jump into the sea at Boscombe with his wet suit appearing to be unzipped!! #numptiesrus
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd May 2018, 21:13
Replies: 12,586
Views: 1,806,738
Posted By 4mastacker

Should have told them their labour was in-lieu of...

Should have told them their labour was in-lieu of rent.
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd May 2018, 17:31
Replies: 12,586
Views: 1,806,738
Posted By 4mastacker

Followed Mr 4ma's instructions to the letter...

Followed Mr 4ma's instructions to the letter today. Me drill gave up the ghost today as I was doing a job for SWMBO (re-hanging a door). "Stop what you're doing and go out and get a new one" she...
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